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Home of the Pioneers

What makes our school special? Sarah J. Anderson is a proud member of the No Excuses University, which means we believe that all of our students are college-bound.
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What’s new

  • Student reading a book

Building Readers: December 2017

Building Readers provides the guidance, steps to take, specific direction and concrete recommendations that parents need to help their kids learn to read, and to read more proficiently. In this [...]

  • Students walk into Sacajawea Elementary
  • Photo of Salmon Creek Elementary class with good attendance

Tell us why attendance matters to you!

Learning something new, seeing friends and teachers, lunch time or recess... the reasons why you come to school are endless! Tell us why attendance matters to you and you could win prize!

Tell us your thoughts!

Please take a few minutes to answer a short four-question survey about the one-to-one program, which provides students in third through 12th grades with an iPad or laptop computer.

Get ready for winter weather

Learn how to find out about weather-related schedule changes, snow routes and more!

  • Photo of Kathy Gillespie with students

Thank you, Kathy Gillespie!

After eight years, Kathy Gillespie is retiring from Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors.

Connect with us

Principal: Katie Arkoosh  

Associate Principal: Anna Supplee

Dean of Students: Kevin Coffey

Main: 360-313-1500
Attendance: 360-313-1474

School hours:
8:30 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

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Welcome to Sarah J. Anderson!

Attendance

All day, every day.

Your child is required to be at school all day, every day.

At Anderson, our goal is for students to be here to learn, learn, learn!

Learn more about attendance requirements for your student